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NO work for red cells

By | June 5, 2002

Red blood cells use nitric oxide to respond to changes in oxygen tension with graded vasodilator and vasoconstrictor activity.

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Offspring from infertile parents?

By | June 5, 2002

Lentiviruses can be used to deliver genes to the testes and rescue infertility in sterile mice.

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Genomic duplication

By | May 31, 2002

Analysis of the human genome sequence provides evidence for extensive duplication events during vertebrate evolution.

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No iron, no biofilms

By | May 31, 2002

biofilm development.

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Nogo for axon regeneration

By | May 31, 2002

Nogo receptor antagonists promote axonal regeneration after spinal cord trauma and may improve functional recovery.

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Wily wasps ferment ant civil war

By | May 31, 2002

Secretions from a parasitoid wasp induce ants to attack their kin, leaving the wasp a free run at the larvae in the nest.

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Inventory of secreted proteins

By | May 30, 2002

Genomic sequence analysis identifies pathogenicity proteins secreted into host cells by a plant pathogen.

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Max Perutz Awards 2002

By | May 30, 2002

Annual essay prizes go to those scientists who can explain the nub of their work.

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Silvereye birds explain evolution

By | May 30, 2002

Single silvereye colonization events are rarely accompanied by severe founder effects, suggesting new species arise gradually.

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By | May 29, 2002

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